Lettuce and Cucumber Soup ( Microwave Recipe )


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Lettuce and Cucumber Soup, cucumber has a cooling effect that will help you beat the heat, while the lettuce-cucumber combo adds a dose of iron and vitamin C to your meal. The best part is that it takes only five minutes make..

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Fine dining is not just about rich fare—it is about aesthetics, it is about waking one’s good senses. Here is a delicately-flavoured soup that will caress your taste buds and soothe you even on a warm summer’s day. Cucumber has a cooling effect that will help you beat the heat, while the lettuce-cucumber combo adds a dose of iron and vitamin c to your meal. The best part is that it takes only five minutes make. So, you can even make it just before the meal… no need to make it in advance and reheat later.

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Lettuce and Cucumber Soup ( Microwave Recipe ) recipe - How to make Lettuce and Cucumber Soup ( Microwave Recipe )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 servings
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Ingredients
2 cups chopped lettuce leaves
1 tbsp butter
1 cup cucumber slices
2 tbsp cornflour dissolved in 1 1/2 cups of milk
2 tbsp fresh cream
salt and to taste
Method
  1. Put the lettuce leaves in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 1 minute. Keep aside.
  2. Put the butter in another microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 15 seconds. Add the lettuce and cucumber, mix well and microwave on high for 2 minutes, stirring once in between after 1 minute. Keep aside to cool.
  3. Combine the lettuce, cucumber and 1 cup of cornflour mixture and blend in a mixer to a smooth purée.
  4. Transfer the purée to a bowl, add the cream, remaining ½ cup of cornflour mixture, salt and pepper, mix well and microwave on high for 2 minutes.
  5. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy111 cal
Protein2.4 g
Carbohydrates10.2 g
Fiber2.2 g
Fat6.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A717.9 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.3 mg
Vitamin C8.1 mg
Folic Acid29.4 mcg
Calcium51.6 mg
Iron2.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium71.8 mg
Potassium77.5 mg
Zinc0.3 mg

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Lettuce and Cucumber Soup ( Microwave Recipe )
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 on 08 Jun 13 02:02 PM


not many ingredients and very simple to make but the flavour produced with the cucumber and lettuce is delicious.